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arrhythmic - lacking rhythm or regularity; N. arrhythmia
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
mongrel - plant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause